Vermont housing data profiles

General housing data: Island Pond, Brighton, Essex County


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Housing demandIsland Pond Brighton Essex Co.
Total population, 2010 821 1,222 6,306 About Trend
... in occupied housing units 821 1,222 6,290 About Trend
... owner occupied 512 879 5,081 About Trend
... renter occupied 309 343 1,209 About Trend
Total group quarters population, 2010** 0 0 16 About Trend

**Military barracks, college dorms, nursing homes, etc.

Number of households, 2010 377 554 2,818 About Trend
... owning home 223 384 2,260 About Trend
... renting home 154 170 558 About Trend
Number of families, 2010 221 343 1,814 About Trend
Average household size, 2010 2.18 2.21 2.23 About Trend
Average family size, 2010 2.73 2.70 2.70 About Trend
Owner-occupied units, 2009-2013 169 most reliable 294 most reliable 2,247 most reliable About Trend
... with 1.01 or more people per room 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0.3% most reliable About Trend
Renter-occupied units, 2009-2013 146 most reliable 150 most reliable 527 most reliable About Trend
... with 1.01 or more people p/room 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 2.3% most reliable About Trend
Year householder moved into unit, 2009-2013
... for owner-occupied units
... 2005 or later 2.4% most reliable 1.4% most reliable 3.3% most reliable About Trend
... 2000 to 2004 29.6% most reliable 25.9% most reliable 36.2% most reliable About Trend
... 1990 to 2000 13.6% most reliable 23.8% most reliable 24.9% most reliable About Trend
... 1980 to 1989 15.4% most reliable 23.1% most reliable 16% most reliable About Trend
... 1970 to 1979 15.4% most reliable 10.5% most reliable 8.9% most reliable About Trend
... 1969 or earlier 23.7% most reliable 15.3% most reliable 10.7% most reliable About Trend
... for renter-occupied units
... 2005 or later 16.4% most reliable 16% most reliable 27.3% most reliable About Trend
... 2000 to 2004 52.7% most reliable 54% most reliable 49.5% most reliable About Trend
... 1990 to 2000 26.7% most reliable 26% most reliable 15.2% most reliable About Trend
... 1980 to 1989 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 2.7% most reliable About Trend
... 1970 to 1979 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0.9% most reliable About Trend
... 1969 or earlier 4.1% most reliable 4% most reliable 4.4% most reliable About Trend
Median year householder moved into unit, 2009-2013
... for all occupied units 2000 most reliable 1997 most reliable 1999 most reliable About Trend
... owner-occupied 1987 most reliable 1990 most reliable 1996 most reliable About Trend
... renter-occupied 2004 most reliable 2004 most reliable 2005 most reliable About Trend
Total workers 16 years of age or older, 2009-2013 254 most reliable 393 most reliable 2,716 most reliable About Trend
... working outside town/city of residence 57.9% most reliable 57.3% most reliable 75.3% most reliable About Trend
... working outside county of residence 57.9% most reliable 57.3% most reliable 69.7% most reliable About Trend
... working outside Vermont 5.9% most reliable 5.6% most reliable 38.2% most reliable About Trend
Ability to affordIsland Pond Brighton Essex Co.
Median household income (Census), 2009-2013 $22,212 most reliable $27,625 most reliable $35,916 most reliable About Trend
... homeowner households 43,000 most reliable 41,094 most reliable 40,703 most reliable About Trend
... renter households 13,953 most reliable 14,223 most reliable 16,129 most reliable About Trend
Median family income (Census), 2009-2013 $34,583 most reliable $35,357 most reliable $45,000 most reliable About Trend
... for 2-person families 31,250 most reliable 32,500 most reliable 40,250 most reliable About Trend
... for 3-person families 33,750 most reliable 30,625 most reliable 43,182 most reliable About Trend
... for 4-person families 29,063 most reliable 47,292 most reliable 60,000 most reliable About Trend
... for 5-person families 70,156 most reliable 60,750 most reliable About Trend
... for 6-person families 33,125 most reliable About Trend
... for 7-person families - - - About Trend
Median household income for family of four (HUD), 2016† $46,200 $46,200 $46,200 About Trend
Median family adjusted gross income, 2013 $36,553 $37,992 About Trend
Annual average wage (Vermont DOL), 2014 $28,952 $34,752 About Trend
Housing wage, 2016***
... 0 bedroom unit† $11.29 $11.29 $11.29 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit† $11.77 $11.77 $11.77 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit† $14.62 $14.62 $14.62 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit† $18.13 $18.13 $18.13 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit† $20.04 $20.04 $20.04 About Trend
Housing wage as % of state minimum wage ($9.60), 2016
... 0 bedroom unit† 118% 118% 118% About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit† 123% 123% 123% About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit† 152% 152% 152% About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit† 189% 189% 189% About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit† 209% 209% 209% About Trend

***Hourly wage needed to afford an apartment and pay only 30% of income toward housing
†County and town/village figures are identical, because HUD calculates county values only. Therefore, this value applies to all towns/villages within the county.

Per capita income (Census), 2009-2013 $18,708 most reliable $18,597 most reliable $20,887 most reliable About Trend
Income needed to afford an apartment at HUD's FMR, 2016
... 0 bedroom unit† $23,480 $23,480 $23,480 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit† $24,480 $24,480 $24,480 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit† $30,400 $30,400 $30,400 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit† $37,720 $37,720 $37,720 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit† $41,680 $41,680 $41,680 About Trend
Labor force (Vermont DET), 2015 530 2,750 About Trend
... employed 500 2,550 About Trend
... unemployed 40 200 About Trend
... unemployment rate 7.1% 6.8% About Trend

†County and town/village figures are identical, because HUD calculates county values only. Therefore, this value applies to all towns/villages within the county.

Housing stockIsland Pond Brighton Essex Co.
Total housing units, 2010* 539 947 5,019 About Trend
... owner-occupied 223 384 2,260 About Trend
... renter-occupied 154 170 558 About Trend
... vacant housing units, 2010* 162 393 2,201 About Trend
... for seasonal, recreational, occasional use 111 326 1,928 About Trend
... for rent 12 16 64 About Trend
... for sale only 15 17 53 About Trend

*Read why some Census data might conflict with this number

Building permits estimated (total units), 2014 2 9 About Trend
... permitted units in single-family buildings 2 9 About Trend
... permitted units in multi-family buildings 0 0 About Trend
Home heating fuel, 2009-2013
... all occupied housing units 315 most reliable 444 most reliable 2,774 most reliable About Trend
... gas 9.5% most reliable 10.4% most reliable 8% most reliable About Trend
... electric 1% most reliable 1.1% most reliable 0.4% most reliable About Trend
... fuel oil, kerosene 70.8% most reliable 67.8% most reliable 58.4% most reliable About Trend
... wood 18.7% most reliable 19.8% most reliable 30.6% most reliable About Trend
... all other fuels 0% most reliable 0.9% most reliable 2.6% most reliable About Trend
... no fuel used 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0.1% most reliable About Trend
... owner-occupied housing units 169 most reliable 294 most reliable 2,247 most reliable About Trend
... gas 12.4% most reliable 12.6% most reliable 8.4% most reliable About Trend
... electric 0% most reliable 0.7% most reliable 0.2% most reliable About Trend
... fuel oil, kerosene 54.4% most reliable 56.5% most reliable 55.2% most reliable About Trend
... wood 33.1% most reliable 28.9% most reliable 33.3% most reliable About Trend
... all other fuels 0% most reliable 1.4% most reliable 2.8% most reliable About Trend
... no fuel used 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0.1% most reliable About Trend
... renter-occupied housing units 146 most reliable 150 most reliable 527 most reliable About Trend
... gas 6.2% most reliable 6% most reliable 6.5% most reliable About Trend
... electric 2.1% most reliable 2% most reliable 0.9% most reliable About Trend
... fuel oil, kerosene 89.7% most reliable 90% most reliable 71.9% most reliable About Trend
... wood 2.1% most reliable 2% most reliable 19.2% most reliable About Trend
... all other fuels 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 1.5% most reliable About Trend
... no fuel used 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0% most reliable About Trend
Housing by units in structure, 2009-2013
... all housing units 544 most reliable 877 most reliable 5,015 most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 1 unit 71.9% most reliable 78.2% most reliable 82.5% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 2 units 2.6% most reliable 2.1% most reliable 2.5% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 3 or more units 22.8% most reliable 14.1% most reliable 4.4% most reliable About Trend
... that are mobile homes 2.8% most reliable 5.6% most reliable 10.6% most reliable About Trend
... that are boats, RVs, vans or other 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0% most reliable About Trend
... owner-occupied housing units 169 most reliable 294 most reliable 2,247 most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 1 unit 88.2% most reliable 86.1% most reliable 82% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 2 units 2.4% most reliable 1.4% most reliable 1.4% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 3 or more units 3% most reliable 1.7% most reliable 0.9% most reliable About Trend
... that are mobile homes 6.5% most reliable 10.9% most reliable 15.6% most reliable About Trend
... that are boats, RVs, vans or other 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0.1% most reliable About Trend
... renter-occupied housing units 146 most reliable 150 most reliable 527 most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 1 unit 21.2% most reliable 20.7% most reliable 39.7% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 2 units 14.4% most reliable 16.7% most reliable 13.9% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 3 or more units 63.7% most reliable 62% most reliable 34.7% most reliable About Trend
... that are mobile homes 0.7% most reliable 0.7% most reliable 11.8% most reliable About Trend
... that are boats, RVs, vans or other 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0% most reliable About Trend
Homeownership costsIsland Pond Brighton Essex Co.
Primary residences sold in Jan-June 2017
... number sold 3 19 About Trend
... average price of homes sold $123,333 $126,013 About Trend
... median price of homes sold $136,000 $119,000 About Trend
Number of primary residences sold, 2016 11 55 About Trend
... single family homes 11 50 About Trend
... condominiums 0 About Trend
... mobile homes with land 5 About Trend
Average price of primary residences sold, 2016 $93,268 $111,525 About Trend
... single family homes $93,268 $117,438 About Trend
... condominiums $0 About Trend
... mobile homes with land $52,400 About Trend
Median price of primary residences sold, 2016 $90,000 $96,500 About Trend
... single family homes $90,000 $100,000 About Trend
... condominiums $0 About Trend
... mobile homes with land $50,000 About Trend
Number of vacation residences sold, 2016 6 24 About Trend
... single family vacation homes 6 22 About Trend
... vacation condominiums 0 About Trend
... vacation mobile homes with land 2 About Trend
Average price of vacation residences sold, 2016 $175,317 $135,024 About Trend
... single family vacation homes $175,317 $143,890 About Trend
... vacation condominiums $0 About Trend
... vacation mobile homes with land $37,500 About Trend
Median price of vacation residences sold, 2016 $112,500 $110,000 About Trend
... single family vacation homes $112,500 $127,500 About Trend
... vacation condominiums $0 About Trend
... vacation mobile homes with land $37,500 About Trend
Primary residence mobile homes sold without land, 2016 1 About Trend
... average price $28,000 About Trend
... median price $28,000 About Trend
Vacation residence mobile homes sold without land, 2016 0 About Trend
... average price $0 About Trend
... median price $0 About Trend
Municipal tax rate (plus LAR and highway) (p/$100), FY2015 0.7061 About Trend
Educational tax rate for homesteads (p/$100), FY2015 1.2635 About Trend
Educational tax rate for non-residential (p/$100), FY2015 1.3948 About Trend
Common level of appraisal ratio, FY2016 1.1368 About Trend
Median monthly owner costs, 2009-2013 $759 most reliable $756 most reliable $706 most reliable About Trend
... with mortgage $987 most reliable $983 most reliable $1,041 most reliable About Trend
... without mortgage $463 most reliable $467 most reliable $417 most reliable About Trend
... as percentage of household income 24.7% most reliable 24.8% most reliable 22.1% most reliable About Trend
Owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 169 most reliable 294 most reliable 2,247 most reliable About Trend
... at or above 30% of household income 34.3% most reliable 33.7% most reliable 29.2% most reliable About Trend
... at or above 50% of household income 14.2% most reliable 12.2% most reliable 11.3% most reliable About Trend
... with a mortgage 91 most reliable 158 most reliable 1,166 most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 30% of household income 39.6% most reliable 43% most reliable 36.9% most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 50% of household income 17.6% most reliable 17.7% most reliable 15.3% most reliable About Trend
... without a mortgage 78 most reliable 136 most reliable 1,081 most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 30% of household income 28.2% most reliable 22.8% most reliable 21% most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 50% of household income 10.3% most reliable 5.9% most reliable 7% most reliable About Trend
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 $126,400 most reliable $133,100 most reliable $122,200 most reliable About Trend
Rental housing costsIsland Pond Brighton Essex Co.
Specified housing units with gross rent (total), 2009-2013 137 most reliable 141 most reliable 440 most reliable About Trend
... at or above 30% of household income 64.2% most reliable 62.4% most reliable 59.6% most reliable About Trend
... at or above 50% of household income 21.9% most reliable 21.3% most reliable 28.2% most reliable About Trend
Median gross rent (all units), 2009-2013 $506 most reliable $498 most reliable $679 most reliable About Trend
... as a percentage of household income 36.6% most reliable 36.2% most reliable 35.1% most reliable About Trend
Fair market rent (HUD), 2017
... 0 bedroom unit (40%)† $602 $602 $602 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit (40%)† $629 $629 $629 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit (40%)† $781 $781 $781 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit (40%)† $977 $977 $977 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit (40%)† $1,077 $1,077 $1,077 About Trend
Median rents (HUD), 2017
... 0 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $627 $627 $627 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $655 $655 $655 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $813 $813 $813 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $1,017 $1,017 $1,017 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $1,121 $1,121 $1,121 About Trend

†County and town/village figures are identical, because HUD calculates county values only. Therefore, this value applies to all towns/villages within the county.

Special NeedsIsland Pond Brighton Essex Co.
Supplemental security income recipients, 2014 233 About Trend
... younger than age 18 21 About Trend
... aged 16-64 168 About Trend
... aged 65 and older 44 About Trend
Monthly SSI payments in Vermont, 2016 $785 $785 $785 About Trend
... amount available for housing $236 $236 $236 About Trend
... % income needed for efficiency apartment 75% 75% 75% About Trend
... % income needed for 1-bedroom apartment 78% 78% 78% About Trend
Age of householder, 2010
... owner-occupied housing units 223 384 2,260 About Trend
... with householder 15 to 24 years 1 1 18 About Trend
... with householder 25 to 54 years 84 150 987 About Trend
... with householder 55 to 64 years 48 90 557 About Trend
... with householder 65 to 74 years 45 75 396 About Trend
... with householder 75 years and older 45 68 302 About Trend
... renter-occupied housing units, 154 170 558 About Trend
... with householder 15 to 24 years 12 14 55 About Trend
... with householder 25 to 54 years 72 82 281 About Trend
... with householder 55 to 64 years 26 27 86 About Trend
... with householder 65 to 74 years 14 15 68 About Trend
... with householder 75 years and older 30 32 68 About Trend
Noninstitutionalized population (civilians 5 years and older), 2009-2013 632 986 6,276 About Trend
... percent with a disability 26 25 19 About Trend
... 5 to 17 years 90 143 917 About Trend
... percent with a disability 22 14 9 About Trend
... 18 to 64 years 360 569 3,794 About Trend
... percent with a disability 21 21 15 About Trend
... 65 years and older 146 231 1,286 About Trend
... percent with a disability 47 44 40 About Trend
Population for whom poverty status was determined, 2011-2015 (Estimated) 696 968 6,178 About Trend
Below poverty level, 2011-2015 (Estimated) 177 186 929 About Trend
... under 5 years 4 4 56 About Trend
... 5 to 11 years 20 20 65 About Trend
... 12 to 17 years 21 24 71 About Trend
... 18 to 64 years 117 123 597 About Trend
... 65 to 74 years 3 3 79 About Trend
... 75 years and older 12 12 61 About Trend
Families for whom poverty status was determined, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 165 268 1,792 About Trend
... below poverty level 34 41 210 About Trend
... with related children under 18 28 35 154 About Trend
Households for whom public assistance income was determined, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 315 444 2,774 About Trend
... with public assistance income 12 18 102 About Trend
Civilian veterans, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 63 105 659 About Trend
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 8 53 608 About Trend
... occupied 8 8 33 About Trend
... owner occupied 4 4 29 About Trend
... renter occupied 4 4 4 About Trend
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 10 46 552 About Trend
... occupied 10 10 26 About Trend
... owner occupied 0 0 16 About Trend
... renter occupied 10 10 10 About Trend
Median year structure built, 2009-2013 (Estimated)
... all housing units 1943 1965 1972 About Trend
... occupied housing units 1950 1970 About Trend
... owner occupied 1941 1954 1973 About Trend
... renter occupied 1939- 1939- 1952 About Trend

This data last revised August 29, 2017

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